Men are simple creatures and like to think we step out of our house without having spent hours in front of a mirror. If you want to go for date night beauty success, it’s all about what he’ll notice. Smooth skin, clean bouncy hair, ‘no make up’ look and welcoming lips. Here are our go-to products to create the illusion of carefree beauty plus a few little tricks to have in your bag for the morning after…
David Babaii for Wild Aid Amplifying Shampoo and Conditioner
Drab, lifeless hair is not the best way to make an impression – We suggest starting from scratch! David Babaii Amplifying Shampoo and Conditioner carefully and thorougly cleanses, while providing natural lift and luster to tired, fine, limp hair. Make your hair your best accessory with its enhanced shine plus it creates longer lasting colour for colour-treated hair.
RRP $22.95 each. Available from selected salons, call 1300 387 204 or head to db4wildaid.com.au
Vani-T Velocity Rapid 1 Hour Self Tan Mist
Time is of the essence when it comes to date night. If your belting out of work to get to your date on time, add an instant summer glow that says “Yes, I’ve been basking in the Bahamas all day”. Vani-T Velocity is the world’s quickest, darkest, longest lasting rapid tan. Wash and wear in as little as 1 hour!
RRP: $36.95 120ml/4.05 fl oz. Available from selected salons, call 1300 780 340 or find store locations at www.vani-t.com
VS Sassoon Big Hair Hot Rollers VS3038A
Announce your arrival with hair as full of life as you are! For the ultimate bouncy, flirty hair create big soft waves and curls with the VS Sassoon’s Big Hair Hot Rollers. Depending on your mood, customize your (frizz-free) curls into loose relaxed locks or add some wow with big and bouncy.
Available from department stores, selected pharmacies and salons nationally. RRP: $34.95
Nivea Firming Body Lotion Q10 Plus
If you’re planning on slipping in to your favourite mini for the occasion, tighten, smoothen and firm up you skin with NIVEA Body Q10 Plus Firming Body Lotion. Create killer legs with the formula that supports the natural repair and restoration process and leaving the skin noticeably tighter and smoother. Need we go on?
RRP: $6.50 / $9.99 250mL / 400mL Available from major department stores, supermarkets and pharmacies nationally.
Revlon ColorStay 16 Hour Eyeshadow Quad
They say the eyes are the windows to the sole, so while he’s gazing into them make a lasting impression with Revlon ColorStay 16 Hour Eyeshadow Quad. There are 12 different quads available for your every mood and every occasion so you can cater to your date night beauty look.
RRP: $24.95. Available from Myer and David Jones stores nationally. Call 1800 025 488.
Dior Diorshow Liner Waterproof Aquatic Liner
If you want to make a smoldering statement don’t go past Dior Diorshow Waterproof liner which provides easy, long-lasting wear and incomparable precision. Slick some on in Carbone or Marine and experiment with thickness and shape for feline finesse or old Hollywood glam.
RRP: $44 Available from selected David Jones and Myer department stores nationally.
Maybelline New York Volum’ Express One by One Satin Black Mascara
Top it all off with the Maybelline New York Volum’ Express One by One Satin Black Mascara. For bigger, blacker and glossier and flirtier lashes the brush captures every lash from corner to corner. Essential for effortlessly brightening up your face!
RRP: $19.25 Available from major department stores, supermarkets and pharmacies nationally.
Your Bag of Tricks:
Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturising Lip Colour
He’s bound to notice a natural pout with a pop of colour – CLINIQUE Chubby Stick Moisturising Lip Colour balm provides a sheer hint of colour that glides on effortlessly leaving behind a natural blush colour and sheen. The lips are left soft, supple (and kissable!) thanks to the rich moisturizing formula. How could he resist?
RRP: $35 Available from David Jones and Myer stores nationally.
Australis Limited Edition Ready to Mingle Case
Like your little Swiss army knife, this is the kit that keeps on giving! Keep on top of your game all night with Australis Limited Edition Ready to Mingle Case includes a mirror and five travel size classics. The case includes two eye shadows, two lips glosses and a handy Australis Liquid Concealer in light for flawless skin.
RRP: $14.95 Available from Priceline, Target and selected pharmacies nationally.
Biore Gentle Make-Up Removing Wipes with Green Tea
Don’t get caught out with panda eyes! In convenient handbag sizes, Biore Gentle Make-Up Removing Wipes with Green Tea dissolve dirt, oil and make-up in an instant! Remember ladies, always make time to remove make-up and with these wipes featuring vitamin E botanicals your bound to wake up looking like you’ve had your beauty sleep (even if you haven’t..).
RRP: Price: $3.99 / $8.99 10 wipes / 25 wipes